Eat at The Skillet

Dining Hours

Hours of Operation Weekday Weekend
Full Breakfast 7am – 10am N/A
Brunch  N/A 11am – 2pm
Lunch 11am – 2pm  N/A
Dinner 5pm – 8pm 5pm – 8pm

The Skillet at Illini Tower focuses on nutrition, variety, and freshness.

Whether you need a quick bite before running to class or plan to meet up with friends for an easy meal, The Skillet offers a wide array of options. From home-style favorites and international dishes to vegetarian options, you can find what you want to eat.

Skillet Choice Days are every 2nd Wednesday where the entrees at lunch & dinner are chosen by The Skillet diners! To submit a suggestion for Skillet Choice Day, please fill out the form!

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You don't have to have a meal plan to dine at The Skillet!

Walk-in prices

  • $8.00 – Breakfast
  • $10.00 – Lunch
  • $12.00 – Dinner
  • $10.00 - Brunch

frequent diners card

  • $235 – 25 meals
  • $440 – 50 meals
  • $615 – 75 meals

resident meal plan options

  • Bronze - 160 meals/semester
  • Silver - 200 meals/semester
  • Gold - 250 meals/semester